Frank Sinatra served Mia Farrow with divorce papers on "Rosemary's Baby"

The singer would have been angry at not having abandoned the role when he asked her.


Although there is not GOOD It is time to be served with divorce papers, certain circumstances are more annoying than others. For example, few people would probably want it to happen when they are at work. But that's what happened in the late 1960s when Frank Sinatra served Mia Farrow Divorce papers while turning Rosemary Baby .

The couple had married a year earlier, but they quickly became clear that they were not a good match - in part, because Sinatra did not want Farrow, who was a rising star, continues to act . But, even if Sinatra and Farrow separated - and even if it was served by divorce papers in such a dramatic way - they remained on good terms.

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Farrow and Sinatra met at 19 years old.

Frank Sinatra and Mia Farrow at the SHARE Boomtown benefit party in 1965
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When Farrow and Sinatra met, she was 19 years old and he was at the end of the forties. At the time, Sinatra was extremely famous for his musical and cinematographic career. Farrow started just as an actor and played on the television series Peyton Place .

During an interview Howard Stern In 1997, Farrow explained that Sinatra won him When he invited her to his house in Palm Springs and stole her and her cat there on his private plane. They had attended a film screening together, and he said he stole it the next day.

"I couldn't decide how many cat food pots," said Farrow. "If he thought I was going to spend the night, I had to bring four pots. And I brought four pots. It was like the most daring thing I have ever done." She continued, "he gave me a very big kiss, and that was everything ... He took out the cat from my arms. It was really romantic."

Their marriage did not last long.

Frank Sinatra and Mia Farrow at their 1966 wedding
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A few years after starting to go out together, Sinat and Farrow married Las Vegas in 1966. She was 21 years old and he was 50 years old.

But it didn't take long for marriage to collapse, in part, because Sinatra did not really want Farrow to work. According to a 2013 Vanity Interview with Farrow, Sinatra wanted her to make a film with him called The detective instead of Rosemary Baby , the adaptation of the features of Will levin novel directed by Roman Polanski . It was supposed to act in both, but the shooting ran a long time to Rosemary Baby .

"In terms of what Frank would say, I shouldn't have done any Films, "Farrow said Vanity . "He has the file saying:" I am a very good supplier. I don't see why a woman would like to do something else. "This is how men thought, and you felt guilty enough by wanting something for yourself."

Sinatra biographer Darwin Porter ,, talked about the relationship with Express in 2013. "Sinatra divorced Farrow because he asked to abandon the shooting Rosemary Baby After three quarters of the film were shot, for Co-Star with him in a forgetful film The detective , "Said wearing." It was Sinatra to be crazy, he would do things like that. Mia loved him but her requests were unreasonable. She couldn't do it. "" AE0FCC31AE342FD3A1346EBB1F342FCB

Their divorce was finalized in 1968. Farrow was nominated for a BAFTA and a Golden Globe for its main performance in Rosemary Baby .

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Their age gap was also a factor.

Frank Sinatra and Mia Farrow at Sunset Boulevard recording studio in 1967
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"I had come to Frank Sinatra as an incredibly immature teenager without anyone or system on which I could count", " Farrow wrote In his 1997 memories What falls . "With the best intentions, Frank brought me to his own complex world and I, with the best intentions, I hung on to him. I really loved him. But it is also true: it was a bit like An adoptive that I have sort of spoiled and it was horrible when I was returned to the void. "

She said he was the love of her life.

Ronan Farrow and Mia Farrow at the 2019 Time 100 Gala
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In the Vanity Interview, we asked Farrow if Sinatra was "the great love of [his] life". She replied: "Yes."

She also said that if she had stopped working, she thinks they would have continued their marriage. "Yes, because he returned, again and again and again. Gatsby the magnificent According to Star.

The Porter Biographer shared similar words in the Express Interview: "She never stopped loving him. Sinatra was the love of her life. It was a love story that continued even after their divorce and they stayed close to the end. told her friends that she was always very in love with him. "

Rumors persisted that Sinatra is the biological father of the son of Farrow, journalist Ronan Farrow , which she welcomed in 1987. Asked by Vanity In 2013, if Sinatra was the father of her son, she said: "Perhaps".

Many people have explained if this is really possible, including a friend of Sinatra, who said it was not the case, and his daughter, Nancy Sinatra ,, Who called the "absurd" idea. The man who would be the biological father of Ronan, director Woody Allen , threw a doubt about his paternity, says new York magazine he think that Ronan is his child , but "would not bet [his] life on this." As for Ronan himself, He joked about the theory .

Sinatra and Farrow remained friends.

Frank Sinatra and Mia Farrow at a SHARE Boomtown benefit party in 1965
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Aside from rumors of paternity, Sinatra and Farrow remained friends until her death in 1998, and she attended her funeral alongside her family members.

They both remarried. Farrow was married to the composer André Previn From 1970 to 1979, followed by a relationship with Allen. Sinatra married his fourth wife, Barbara Marx , in 1976 and they were together until his death. (Before Farrow, he was married to Nancy Barbato And Ava Gardner .)

In 1993, when she testified for her guard battle with Allen, Farrow said that one of her ex-husbands offered to have the legs of Allen broken for her. Pressed on which she meant, she said it was a joke, as indicated by the Los Angeles Times. (At the time, Allen had concluded a continuous relationship with the adopted daughter of Farrow, Soon-yi previn , which was at the beginning of the twenty and was accused of having sexually abused his other daughter, Dylan Farrow , who was a child. Allen continued to deny the allegation.)

Questioned by Stern in 1997 if Sinatra was the one who made the offer, Farrow replied: "Isn't it soft of him?"


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